The Barbary Pirates (Ethan Gage Adventures)

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"William Dietrich is a born stylist, moving characters around on an historical chessboard with the assured hand of a master novelist firing on all cylinders. Ethan Gage is a wiry, battle-scarred hero, with great decency, who rings absolutely true."
--Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Jefferson Key

"William Dietrich...should be read by anyone who loves adventure at its grandest, or humor both smart and sharp, or romance with a wild heart."
--James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Colony

New York Times bestselling author William Dietrich is back with another rollicking adventure in the popular Ethan Gage series, following Napoleon's Pyramids, The Rosetta Key, and The Dakota Cypher. From the man Library Journal calls "a leader among historical novelists" comes a grand adventure, featuring a hero as memorable as Indiana Jones or George MacDonald Fraser's Sir Harry Flashman.

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2012 Pages: 432 in Publisher: Harper Paperbacks American explorer adventurer. And lover Ethan Gage has aved the sands of Egypt. The perils of the Atlantic Ocean and the harsh wilderness of early America Now he finds himself in a desperate race with a powerful band of North African Muslim outlaws. The prize is the Mirror of Archimedes. an ancient superweapon that now. in 1802. could tip the balance of power in the Mediterranean. Can Ethan rescue his lost love. Astiza . without betraying the cause of his own United States Can he save the two-year-old son he only recently learned of without allowing the fiendish Egyptian Rite to dominate the world And when the sun rises on the Mirror of Archimedes. will everything Ethan cares about go up in flames Racing from the othels of Paris to the canals of Venice to the dungeons of Tripoli. Gage will face his ultimate...

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"[Dietrich's] most successful novel yet -- a puzzle-laden page turner."--Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"As satisfying as an Indiana Jones film and offers enough historical knowledge to render the reader a fascinating raconteur on the topics of ancient Egypt and Napoleon Bonaparte."--USA Today

"Attention to those of you who like thrillers to be high-concept, historical and swash-buckling!"--Daily News

"Dietrich works real characters and historical events into the mix, expertly blending fact and fiction. Fans of the earlier Gage novels will definitely want to read this one, but the book should be heartily recommended to all action-adventure lovers."--Booklist

Dietrich works real characters and historical events into the mix, expertly blending fact and fiction. Fans of the earlier Gage novels will definitely want to read this one, but the book should be heartily recommended to all action-adventure lovers. --Booklist"

Gage has many of the same moves as the late George MacDonald Fraser s irresistible anti-hero, Sir Harry Flashman. --"Sacramento Bee""

What a surprisingly fun book! . . . I normally don t read historical fiction . . . but "The Barbary Pirates" has shown me what I m missing and has me wanting to go back and read the previous Ethan Gage novels! --Sporatic Book Reviews"

As satisfying as an Indiana Jones film and offers enough historical knowledge to render the reader a fascinating raconteur on the topics of ancient Egypt and Napoleon Bonaparte. --USA Today"

[Dietrich s] most successful novel yet -- a puzzle-laden page turner. --Seattle Post-Intelligencer"

Attention to those of you who like thrillers to be high-concept, historical and swash-buckling! --Daily News"

Dietrich is an excellent writer, and fun-loving, amoral, and occasionally deadly Ethan Gage is a compelling hero who tries hard to do the right thing if only he wasn t so easily distracted by temptations. An action-filled romp that s both historically accurate and great fun. --"Library Journal""

"Dietrich is an excellent writer, and fun-loving, amoral, and occasionally deadly Ethan Gage is a compelling hero who tries hard to do the right thing--if only he wasn't so easily distracted by temptations. An action-filled romp that's both historically accurate and great fun."--Library Journal

"Gage has many of the same moves as the late George MacDonald Fraser's irresistible anti-hero, Sir Harry Flashman."--Sacramento Bee

"What a surprisingly fun book! . . . I normally don't read historical fiction . . . but The Barbary Pirates has shown me what I'm missing and has me wanting to go back and read the previous Ethan Gage novels!"--Sporatic Book Reviews

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